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    I'm studying for my GCSE'S at the present time.
    Contemplating on which A levels subject's to choose from?
    I would like to know if Harvard would be more partial to subject's for instance, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics etc. Or if they couldn't care less as long as students had earned A*'s.
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    Harvard has a 5.4% acceptance rate. If you want to have a chance of getting in take 5 A-levels and pick a mix of subjects so sciences/humanities/languages
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    (Original post by silvervalentine)
    I'm studying for my GCSE'S at the present time.
    Contemplating on which A levels subject's to choose from?
    I would like to know if Harvard would be more partial to subject's for instance, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics etc. Or if they couldn't care less as long as students had earned A*'s.
    I think that top universities like Harvard then to expect students pursue academically rigorous courses relevant to what they intend to study at university.

    If you are thinking of studying Engineering, for example, it will be good to have Maths, Physics and Further Mathematics as part of your subjects.

    Haven written the above, i agree with you that it would rather make sense to study Geography and get an A* than study Physics and get a C, since application there will be very competitive.

    My advice will be to consider other Universities, as well, such as Princeton, Yale, Stanford, MIT, UC Berkeley, Cornell, UPenn, Brown and universities like those. Bear in mind that they are very competitive to get in.

    Also, you should consider the UK's Big 8, which to me are Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester, Edinburgh, Kings College London, Imperial, LSE and UCL.

    All the best.
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    They don't care about what subjects you study provided they're "academic". I'd suggest referring to LSE's "preferred" subject list for an idea of what is considered suitably academic.

    However there are no prerequisites and you do not apply to a specific degree program, you are only admitted to the university at large and declare a major later. You will realistically need to get all As or above at GCSE and A-level, achieve 95th percentile or higher on the ACT/SAT and have extensive extracurricular activities.

    Frankly it's easier to get into Oxbridge.
 
 
 
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